Marriages of convenience: A comparative study

This report was commissioned by the Norwegian Directoratie of Immigration (UDI) and managed by Econ Pöyry. The study provides an overview of rules and practices in Norway, Sweden, Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands.

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This study, commissioned by the Norwegian Directorate for Immigration (UDI), discusses the rules and practices for handling applications for residence permits on the basis of marriage, and the process of identifying potential marriages of convenience.

The report provides a more detailed review of Norwegian rules and practices, and draws comparisons to the situation in Denmark, Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands. The purpose of the analysis is to present similarities and differences in the rules and processes of identifying potential marriages of convenience across countries.

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Thu 02 Feb 2012
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